It’s time to start your adventures
Weather you want to float the river for our world class small mouth bass fishing, or take the family on the river for a few days, we’ve got you covered!
14′ Rocky mountain rafts
We use Rocky Mountain Rafts because they are tough as nails and last forever. This year we are adding 2 brand new Rockys to our fleet, while also retiring some of our older models. This means that while our inventory might be less than last year, our quality has gone up! These rafts are meant to hold no more than 3 people and cargo. Reserve yours today! Just go to the Raft Request Form and choose a 14′ raft with frame and cooler.
the 16′ paddle raft with thwarts
For those who don’t want a frame, or just prefer the experience of paddling as a team, we do have paddle options available. without gear, you can have up to 8 people in a paddle raft. If you and your friends are interested, please fill out Raft Request form and email it to email@example.com.
Permits are required for anyone floating the John Day River. Paper permits are okay to use only on the North Fork. There is a new category on the recreation.gov website. If you are floating past Clarno, you will need a Long Distance Permit. There is only 2 permits for these floats. (See recreation.gov for any information or call Service Creek @ (541)468-3331.
Inflatable Tandem Tomcat Kayaks
Our Tandem Tomcat Kayaks are heavy duty and built for fun on the river! Great for 2 people or 1 person and
extra cargo. Reserve yours today! Just go to the Raft Request Form and select how many Tandem Tomcat Kayak you need!
Inflatable one man kayak
Our One Man Kayak is perfect for a day float or overnight trip. Reserve yours today! Just go to the Raft Request Form and select One Man Kayak!
12′ stitch bottom raft
Our 12′ Stitch bottom has a floor that is solid enough to stand on. Great for fishing, comes with a frame and cooler. Perfect for one person, with limited gear. 2 is the absolute max if you have no gear with you in the raft. Reserve yours today! Just go to the Raft Request Form and Select 12′ Stitch Bottom Raft with cooler.
Our 16′ Cat is equipped with 1 drybox, and a Canyon Cooler. Perfect for fishing or just floating the John Day. Reserve yours today! Just go to the Raft Request Form and select 16′ Cataraft (The cataraft is not advised if you have small children on the float with you.)
10lb bags of ice can be delivered with all rafts at the put in on the river. There is a spot on the Raft Request Form to select how many you would like.
The one man pontoon
1 Man Pontoons are perfect for low water later in the season, and their lite weight design makes them easy to maneuver over obstacles. If you love to fish, the 1 man pontoon is a must! Reserve yours today! Just go to the Raft Request Form and select how many 1 Man Pontoons you need!
An essential for overnight trips. Our drybags have more space than a drybox. Reserve yours today! Just go to the Raft Rental Form and select how many Dry Bags you need!